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RIPE Executive Board Nominations Close Next Week

RIPE NCC’s executive board will have 3 openings this year, as three of its current members finish their terms. The board positions are honorary, but RIPE NCC will cover costs and expenses involved with carrying out the board duties. Interested? You don’t need to be a RIPE member to join the board, but you will […]

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Nominet Election Candidates Videos

Nominet members are voting this month to choose one non-executive director for the Nominet board. The position will have a term of 3 years. They are also being asked to approve a change to the organisation to allow for the appointment of another director without member election. This year’s AGM is being held in Nominet’s […]

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HostingCon 2017 Will be the Last HostingCon

HostingCon is taking place this week in Los Angeles, California. The event is in its 13th year. I’ve personally attended it for the last few years, though I’m not in attendance this week due to it being held so close to WHD. This year will be the last time the event takes place. According to […]

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Eco and i2Coalition Strengthen Ties

Last week most of the hosting and domain name industry was in Rust, Germany for WHD.global. During the event i2Coalition and Eco worked together on several sessions and also signed a new MOU. Details below. Here’s the full release: Leading Internet Associations Strengthen Cooperation eco Internet Industry Association e.V. , Europe’s largest Association serving the […]

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Nominet Appoint New Board Chair Mark Wood

Nominet, the .uk domain registry and provider of registry backend services to a growing number of new TLD registries, has announced the appointment of Mark Wood as Chair of the body. Mr Wood will be officially seated on April 28th and will replace Baroness Fritchie DBE who has held the position for the last 7 […]

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León Felipe Sánchez Ambía Elected to ICANN Board

León Felipe Sánchez Ambía has been elected by ALAC to the ICANN Board. Mr Sánchez Ambía will be seated at ICANN 60 in Abu Dhabi in November. The current ALAC appointee to the Board Rinalia Abdul Rahm was seated 3 years ago. León bio is below: León Felipe Sánchez Ambía is an intellectual property attorney graduated from the […]

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Mick Moran Honoured by M3AAWG

Mick Moran, who is a member of An Garda Síochána, but who has been seconded to Interpol in Lyon for several years, is a man with a mission. Mick’s job is far from easy, as he deals with the worst of the worst: crimes against children online. We’ve spoken to Mick in the past here […]

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